A Texas father was Tasered by police after he tried to run into a burning house to save his infant son, a local news report said.
San Antonio police said they did it for the man's protection. He tried several times to enter the house. The infant died from injuries sustained during the blaze, Kens5.com reports.
The fire broke out at the boy's grandparents' home on Sunday. The grandparents were able to rescue one child from the fire, but the 8-month-old boy was still trapped inside.The grandfather, Odell Miller, said the tasing saved his son's life "because he would have definitely perished in this fire," KeyeTV.com
The cause of the fire is under investigation.